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  • Celebrities

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    The word Celebrity is defined as "the state or quality of being widely honored and acclaimed". The Latin root of the word, ‘celebrem' (celebrity), means quite simply, "Fame". However, with the presence of definition for the word, the questions "Who is a celebrity?", and "What makes a person a celebrity?" are raised. The answers to these questions are contained within two major points, how widely reputable a person must be, and also, what a person has done to achieve this reputation. In many

  • Effects Of Celebrity Culture On Celebrities

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    Celebrities have been around since the earliest of times, starting from the ancient greek olympic games(44 BC) until today. A majority of people around the world grew up having a celebrity idol varying from: singers, actresses, painters, poets, or even athletes. We looked up to them hoping that one day we could be in their shoes and the shining star that they are. Sometimes though the person we looked up to most made bad decisions and disappointed the people that looked up to them most. It is believed

  • Celebrity Culture And Celebrity Culture

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    Celebrity culture is a concept that is hard to pinpoint. This is due to the broad spectrum the definition of the word “celebrity” itself tends to take. Nonetheless, celebrity culture has a strong role that is embedded into our everyday lives. This is particularly evident when it comes to how society approaches topics such as gender and sexuality. Beyonce is strongly celebrated in the media by being constantly portrayed as the ideal role model for women and femininity. It would not be an exaggeration

  • Celebrity Autonomy

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    judged by people worldwide. Celebrities' decisions are not private and known to only people within their community. They are broadcast and debated by television shows and newspapers. The public’s perception can make or break a celebrity's career. Celebrities are expected to display behavior that is irreproachable, but they are ordinary people with normal problems and struggle with human frailties like everyone else. There are many ways to become a celebrity. Celebrities are generally not hired to

  • The Celebrity as a Commodity

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    The Celebrity as a Commodity Hurst introduced the idea of a commodity in the text readings. By definition, a commodity is something that is of use, advantage, or value. More directly, Hurst showed how people by use of their skills, looks, or names, could be used as advantages in society. He uses the examples of celebrities, sports figures, and beautiful people to show that people can be commodities. All of these groups bring some sort of recognition or attraction that is beneficial to a company

  • Celebrity Power

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    tabloids. Celebrities play a huge role in people’s lives by acting as role models for those seeking guidance or advice. Celebrity characteristics and the way we view them have a significant impact on choices we make especially decisions regarding health. Sometimes it isn’t realized that a celebrity actually influenced a choice you’ve made. Although scholars have claimed that celebrities have influenced body image perception, they have neglected to fully appreciate the impacts that celebrities have on

  • Celebrities and Paparazzi

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    being famous. What is the cost of a celebrity time and privacy? “Celebrities chose to be publicized. People say that some celebrities even purposely tell paparazzi where their location is so that they can be photographed. Also, the paparazzi have the right to the freedom of the press. The paparazzi cannot break any laws like entering property without permission. They are able to do whatever it is that they want as long as they obey by the laws”(Debate). Celebrities have the right to it, just like any

  • The Life of Celebrities

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    and disadvantages to a celebrity life. Some of the advantages that I will evince later on in the essay are: money, popularity, good press in magazines; however, some of the disadvantages that I, too, will evince later on are: privacy intrusions, harassment and childrens’ privacy (children of the celebrities). This essay will also discuss the impact this has on us and will debate the luscious lives of celebrities – or, some may argue, the cruel, callous life of a celebrity. There are many advantages

  • The Cult of Contemporary Celebrity

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    Celebrity: (noun) 1. A well known person. 2. Fame, being famous. No doubt every simian tribe of hunter-gatherers had their local celebrities: the woman who gave birth to quintuplets, the boy who swallowed a porcupine and survived, the man who wrestled with a tyrannosaurus and... well, he probably would have died, but celebrity status would have been applied posthumously. If, however, the man wrestling with a Tyrannosaurus was a modern Hollywood celebrity, not only would he have lived, he would

  • Celebrity Politicians

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    are voting for candidates who handle themselves the best during the campaign. The candidate who is the most charismatic, funny, and outgoing is usually the person who is going to get elected. This is becoming particularly true in the case of many celebrities who have entered the field of politics. Although these people, who have gained fame in another field, are not as qualified for the job as others in the election, they find themselves capturing the majority of the vote anyway. To truly understand